Bush just got his hands truly tied by the US mid-term results, and an American friend of mine is going positively orgasmic over the results, and the fact that Donald Rumsfeld just resigned.
Well you'd be, if you'd been fed up to the back teeth with your government for over six years. I should take notes on how to survive it; I dread the creepingly inevitable conservative government that looms over here.
Choice quote from ITV news:
[during his departure speech]
"Rumsfeld looked almost bitter, as if no-one quite understood the war like he did..."
And here's Rummie in his own words, back in 2002:
"Reports that say that something hasn't happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns - the ones we don't know we don't know."
(Answers on a postcard...)